[PP-Script] VideoSort - better video sorting

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coolhands7
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Re: [PP-Script] VideoSort - better video sorting

Post by coolhands7 » 19 Aug 2017, 15:58

Kocane wrote:
03 Aug 2017, 19:39
This script is pretty cool but I also use nzbToMedia which it has some trouble working with. I pretty much just need the functionality to rename obfuscated filenames without changing foldernames and what not - can this be done? %dn/%dn.%ext would work well for the most part but sometimes I experience that the nzb has a subfolder within a folder, that contains the videofile. I.e. it'd had to be %dn/%dn/%dn.%ext.

Any possibility for just keeping original folder structure and sticking to renaming the videofile itself?
I would also be very interested in this. Like a lot of people I think, I simply need a way to rename obfuscated filenames that are in varying levels of subfolders. Could someone kindly provide the basic way of doing this, it would be greatly appreciated.

hugbug
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Re: [PP-Script] VideoSort - better video sorting

Post by hugbug » 19 Aug 2017, 16:18

coolhands7 wrote:
19 Aug 2017, 15:58
Like a lot of people I think, I simply need a way to rename obfuscated filenames that are in varying levels of subfolders
You also want rename files but keep directory structure at the same time? Why not let VideoSort create new directory structure to your liking?

coolhands7
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Re: [PP-Script] VideoSort - better video sorting

Post by coolhands7 » 20 Aug 2017, 15:53

Yes, come to think of it, your absolutely right. It would be better to do it that way ;)

bphillips330
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Re: [PP-Script] VideoSort - better video sorting

Post by bphillips330 » 06 Sep 2017, 16:15

I have Videosort working now on my system. Question is, How do I run the script on my EXISTING files? I have tried to simply post process the files again (did a search in history nzbget and selected a tv show series) That did not do it.

The Videosort.py file looks like it has to run from within nzbget. Is there a way to run the script on my existing tv and movie folder to save me HOURS of work manually renaming and sorting shows by name,series, episodes etc?

Or is there another script that is like videosort I can run outside of nzbet?

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Re: [PP-Script] VideoSort - better video sorting

Post by hugbug » 07 Sep 2017, 13:24

VideSort is designed for use from NZBGet only.

Before "post-process again" you should select the script for that nzb - click on history item, then button "Postprocess".

You can try the following trick to sort other files:
  • download something, without selecting VideoSort for that item;
  • put all files you want to sort into the destination directory of the downloaded item (subdirectories should be OK);
  • open downloaded item in history, click on button "Postprocess" and select VideoSort;
  • use Post-process again for that history item.
VideoSort will sort all files it finds in the destination directory.

This may or may not work properly depending on your VideoSort settings (for example you shouldn't use "%dn" specifier for formatting) and on the grade of obfuscating of file names. Make a test with a few files before doing mass processing.

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